A lifelong passion for books and a very large yellow marmalade cat named Percy were the inspirations for this venture. We have a growing stock of rare, used, and out-of-print books in all genres available for purchase, and will be adding inventory to the site regularly.

Not on the site but available are many vintage paperbacks, once-read current paperback fiction, and miscellaneous ephemera. We welcome your want lists in all categories or your inquiry about a specific title.

  • Fat Cat Books
  • 400 West Cummings Park
    Woburn, MA 01801

Shop Hours: Mon-Wed 10a-4p or by appointment

Closed Holidays

You may reach us by email percy@fatcatbookshop.com or by calling 617-983-0798.

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Wayside and Woodland Blossoms; A....

London: Frederick Warne & Co, 1895. HC with scuffed up red covers and gilt lettering and decorative desogn on the front cover. The spine is a bit faded and scuffed as well.The first page has separated from the binding and is laid in. All other pges are tight but a bit yellowed. There are 156 coloured plates, 22 black and white plates and "clear" descriptions of 400 species. Item #4350

The Rising Gorge.

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961. First printing. Hard Cover. DW that is very much intact, a bit soiled, with top corners worn through. There are two tears; one on the front DW close to the spine that had been folded on both sides, another at the base of the front DW. Pages a somewhat yellowed. Item #4336

The Penny Ferry.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. First edition. Hard Cover. Dw, showing wear at the top and bottom of spine. All four cornes are worn through. There is a 3/4" tear with a 11/2" crease at the lower front corner of the DW foreedge. Item #4327 ISBN: 0395352886

Master Works of Japanese Art.

Rutland, VT: Tuttle, 1961. Hard Cover. DJ, with three of four corners worn through.top and bottom of spine have tiny nicks and creases; also along the top/bottom , front/back of DJ. Pages are slightly yellowed. Previous owners last name inked inside front cover. There are 100 plates color as well as black and wite and 35 illustrations. Based on the definitive six-volume Pageant of Japanese Art edited by staff members of the Tokyo National Museum. Item #4331